The exhibition “Traditional Chinese Medicine Culture Exhibition of Health Care”, will present the time-honoured history, theory and practice of health care in China through meridian, exercise, diet and environment, and give visitors the opportunity to experience firsthand the unique charm and great vitality of traditional Chinese medicine culture.
The exhibition “Traditional Chinese Medicine Culture Exhibition of Health Care”, co-organised by the China Cultural Center in Brussels and the Shanghai Traditional Chinese Medicine Museum will be hosted at the China Cultural Center from the 25th to 29th of August, 2017. Revolving around four main themes – meridian health care, exercise health care, diet health care and environment health care – the exhibition will also welcome a series of lectures and interactive activities in order to give Belgian and European audiences an overview of the long history and remarkable curative effects of traditional Chinese medicine.
List of activities:
- Health Care Lectures
Traditional Chinese medicine is not only remarkable for its curative effects, but also known as an efficient disease prevention tool. Lecturers from the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine will share in their conferences the wisdom on health care inherited from China’s age long experience in using natural elements as cure.
- Moxa Stick workshop
Acupuncture is the most characteristic and common treatment of traditional Chinese medicine. It can be divided into two parts: acupuncture and moxibustion therapy. Moxibustion therapy consists in warming meridian points on the body with a stick in order to favour the circulation of Qi (energy). Fancy making your own Moxa stick? Come and have a try!
- Herbal Bag workshop
It is quite common for people in China to carry herbal bag on their body. Herbal bags can contain various fragrant herbs with different efficiency. This workshop will give you the opportunity to make a special Chinese herbal bag by yourselves!
- Martial Arts Performance
Martial arts athletes from the Shanghai University of TCM will present Taiji and other traditional martial arts during amazing performances.
- Folk Music Performance
Folk music is a very important part of traditional Chinese culture. On the occasion of the exhibition, the folk music band of the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine will offer several performances of Chinese traditional instruments.
Programme on Saturday August 26th at 15.00: Conference “神奇的中医–抗衰老养生” by Mrs. Du Jiehui
Note: the conference will be held only in Chinese
About the Shanghai Traditional Chinese Medicine Museum
The Shanghai Traditional Chinese Medicine Museum is part of the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and has a history of 80 years. It is the oldest museum focusing on medical history in China and gathers about 15,000 items of traditional Chinese medicine heritage from the Stone Age to modern days. The collections include artefacts ranging from ancient Chinese traditional medicine ingredients and pills, to traditional medical tools and precious pharmacopoeias. In recent years, the museum was repeatedly engaged in communication campaigns about traditional Chinese medicine culture abroad.
Official website of the Museum (link in Chinese):